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Cryptocereus anthonyanus - Ric Rac Cactus

8" Hanging Basket

Introducing the stunning Ric Rac Cactus with its captivating foliage. The Ric Rac Cactus, also known as Zigzag Cactus or Fishbone Cactus, showcases unique zigzag-shaped stems that resemble the undulating patterns of a decorative fabric. Its distinctive foliage, characterized by deeply lobed edges and wavy contours, adds an enchanting touch to any indoor or outdoor space. The Ric Rac Cactus is a true showstopper, with its cascading stems that drape elegantly from hanging baskets or spill over the edges of containers, creating a visually stunning display. 

Ed's Plant Profile

  • Botanical Name: Cryptocereus anthonyanus
  • Common Name(s): Ric Rac Cactus, Ric Rac Plant, Fishbone Cactus
  • Family: Cactaceae
  • Native Range: Florida & Texas, Mexico & Central America 

Ed's Care Guide

  • Care Level: Easy
  • Light: Prefers bright light to encourage blooms, but can adapt to low light conditions
  • Water: Water when soil is dry. Avoid overwatering 
  • Humidity: Average
  • Temperature: 60-70F
  • Pruning: Prune as needed to remove brown or dead leaves
  • Feeding: Cactus fertilizer during the Summer
  • Propagation: Cuttings
  • Growth: Tall, clumping
  • Pests: Uncommon
  • Toxicity: Non-toxic to humans to pets